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Pakistan progress to 329-4 in first Test

AFP  |  Dubai 

Pakistan's batsmen continued to prosper on a flat pitch to reach 329-4 at lunch on the second day of the first Test against in on Monday.

was unbeaten on 46 and with him on 43 not out as added 74 runs for the loss of just one wicket after resuming at 255-3.

Sohail and Shafiq ensured built on a solid foundation laid by opener who made 126 on the opening day. The opening wicket produced 205 runs with Imam-ul-Haq who scored 76.

lost nightwatchman in the fifth over of the day, bowled by fast bowler for one in the fifth over of the day.

Siddle was the pick of the bowlers with 2-28.

But delaying the second new ball allowed Sohail and Shafiq to open up in the second hour, adding 55 more runs.

Shafiq hit a four and a six off spinner while Sohail smashed one off left-armer over long-on to add 69 runs for the unbroken fifth wicket stand.

Neither Lyon nor Holland have yet to trouble the batsmen on an unresponsive stadium pitch, which is expected to take turn from day three.

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First Published: Mon, October 08 2018. 14:15 IST